Chamber & Community Calendar
Jan
20
Thu
4:00 pm 2022 Annual Meeting @ Zoom Platform
2022 Annual Meeting @ Zoom Platform
Jan 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2022 Annual Meeting @ Zoom Platform
All members are cordially invited to join us for the Northeastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce 2022 Annual Meeting. The event will include the formal election of our 2022 officers and directors. We will be toasting …

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5:30 pm POSTPONED until April 12, 2022- ... @ StoneHurst at Hampton Valley
POSTPONED until April 12, 2022- ... @ StoneHurst at Hampton Valley
Jan 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
POSTPONED until April 12, 2022- Awards Gala @ StoneHurst at Hampton Valley
POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 12, 2022    
Jan
21
Fri
7:20 am Chamber Chat on WINY Radio
Chamber Chat on WINY Radio
Jan 21 @ 7:20 am
Chamber Chat on WINY Radio
Listen in to WINY Radio Station to hear our Chamber President Sheila Frost and our Executive Director Betti Kuszaj discuss important information and upcoming events held by the Chamber of Commerce. Are you interested in …

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Sterling

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Originally part of the long, narrow area called Voluntown, the northern section separated and obtained town privileges from the Connecticut General Assembly on the Second Thursday of May, 1794.  The name given was that of a temporary resident, Dr. John Sterling, who had promised the town a library in return for the honor.  Dr. Sterling failed to make good on his promise, but a library was obtained by soliciting private donations.

The first Town Meeting was held on June 9, 1794, at a home on Sterling Hill.  The first post office was established at Sterling Hill on October 1, 1809.  The American Manufacturing Company, also known as Potter’s Factory, was the first cotton mill in Sterling.  It was situated on Quandock River about the year 1800.  The Sterling Manufacturing Company, located on the Moosup River, was established in 1808.

Throughout its history, Sterling’s economy has developed around two primary industries – farming and manufacturing.  The agricultural industry still thrives in Sterling today.  Unfortunately, the manufacturing industry in Sterling suffered a major setback in March 1980 when the Revere Textile Company plant was completely destroyed by fire.  This conflagration did more than destroy buildings, it destroyed the economic heart of a thriving community.  Almost two hundred jobs were lost due to this fire.  However, Sterling, like the mythological Phoenix, shall rise from the ashes to its former position as a thriving community.  The development of the Town of Sterling Industrial Park was the first step to that rise.

PROFILE
Zip: 06377
Incorporated: 1794
Area: 27.2 square miles
Form of Government: Board of Selectmen / Town Meeting
Mill Rate: 31.5

IMPORTANT NUMBERS
Animal Control(860)774-1253
Assessor(860)564-3030
Fire Department – Oneco(860)564-7425
Fire Department – Sterling(860)564-7435
Fire Marshall(860)564-7836
Library(860)564-2692
Parks & Recreation(860)564-2136
Police(860)779-4900
Selectmen(860)564-2904
Tax Collector(860)564-7563
Town Clerk(860)564-2657
Town Hall(860)564-1660
Transfer Station(860)564-7750
SCHOOLS
Sterling Memorial School(860)564-2728

 



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Chamber & Community Calendar
Jan
20
Thu
4:00 pm 2022 Annual Meeting @ Zoom Platform
2022 Annual Meeting @ Zoom Platform
Jan 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2022 Annual Meeting @ Zoom Platform
All members are cordially invited to join us for the Northeastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce 2022 Annual Meeting. The event will include the formal election of our 2022 officers and directors. We will be toasting …

2022 Annual Meeting Read More »

5:30 pm POSTPONED until April 12, 2022- ... @ StoneHurst at Hampton Valley
POSTPONED until April 12, 2022- ... @ StoneHurst at Hampton Valley
Jan 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
POSTPONED until April 12, 2022- Awards Gala @ StoneHurst at Hampton Valley
POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 12, 2022    
Jan
21
Fri
7:20 am Chamber Chat on WINY Radio
Chamber Chat on WINY Radio
Jan 21 @ 7:20 am
Chamber Chat on WINY Radio
Listen in to WINY Radio Station to hear our Chamber President Sheila Frost and our Executive Director Betti Kuszaj discuss important information and upcoming events held by the Chamber of Commerce. Are you interested in …

Chamber Chat on WINY Radio Read More »

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